James and Margaret Blackwell celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary, Sunday, June 23, at a drop-in, hosted by their children Beverly Stuber and Jimmy Blackwell, for close family and friends. All grandchildren and great-grandchildren were in attendance. Grand-children include Daniel Stuber IV, Jamie Livingston, Benjamin Blackwell and Roddy Blackwell. Great-grand-children include Nathan and Ella Livingston and Luke and Caden Stuber.
Saturday, Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen 2013 will arrive in Columbia to begin competition for the Miss South Carolina pageant. Miss Camden 2013 is Lauren Jeffcoat and Miss Camden Teen 2013 is Bathany Parrott.
This is the fourth year Camden First United Methodist has awarded scholarships in honor and in memeory of Thomas E. "Daddy Mac" McLester. McLester, a longtime dedicated educator, coach and mentor at Jackson and Camden High schools in Kershaw County.
As part of a summer concert series at First Baptist Church in Camden, Susan Buckley Cumbie will be in concert Sunday at 7 p.m. Susan has been performing most of her life. A singer-songwriter, pianist and conductor, her passion of music and worship is sure to amaze you and leave you inspired. Susan is also a skilled violinist. She has four CDs to her credit, two of which are all original compositions.
A large yard sale benefiting the Kershaw County Humane Society will be held Saturday. The sale will take place from 7:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the future site of "The Meyer Teal Animal Adoption Center." The site is located at 128 Black River Road in Camden. For more information call 425-6016.
Where's Waldo? In Camden, South Carolina, of course. The famous children's book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting 25 different local businesses throughout the community this July.